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day, lewis foreman, 1845-1910
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albertolli, giocondo, 1742-1839
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havard, henry, 1838-1921
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langley, batty, 1696-1751
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dresser, christopher
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A plagiarism of John Johnson's Typographia or the printer's instructor
Topics: Printing, Printing
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Topics: Printing, Printing
Lettered on cover: The making of a book
Topics: Printing, Printing
Johann Christoph Karl Faulmann]
Topic: Printing
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by Pouget, Jean Henri Prosper, -1769; Littret de Montigny, Claude Antoine, 1735-1775; Tilliard, Nicolas-Martin, 1723?-1773; Pouget, Jean Henri Prosper, d. 1769. Traité des pierres précieuses & parures de joyalerie
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Bound in mottled calf; spine and edges of boards gilt tooled; mottled edges
Topics: Alphabets, Monograms
Includes index
Topics: Monograms, Alphabets, Decoration and ornament, Alphabets, Decoration and ornament, Monograms
[6], 126 leaves of plates (some col.) ; 36 cm
Topics: Alphabets, Initials, Monograms
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Boston Public Library
by Ballhorn, Friedrich
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Topic: Alphabets
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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Hrachowina, Carl; K.K. Österreichisches Museum für Kunst und Industrie
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At head of title: K.K. Österr. Museum für Kunst und Industrie
Topics: Alphabets, Initials, Lettering
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by Tymms, W. R. (William Robert); Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877
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Illustrated t.p. and plates in colors
Topics: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Alphabet, Initials
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Issued in three parts, each part having special engraved t.-p
Topics: Islamic architecture, Architecture, Giralda (Seville, Spain), Alhambra (Granada, Spain), Catedral...
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by Pfnor, Rodolphe, 1824-1909; Champollion-Figeac, M. (Jacques-Joseph), 1778-1867
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Vol. 1-2 have half-title: Châteaux de la renaissance; renaissance fraçaise VIe siècle-, VIIe siècle
Topics: Château de Fontainebleau (Fontainebleau, France), Decoration and ornament, Architectural,...
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by Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, 1766-1839
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Engraved title-page and preface included in plate count
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Architecture
Engraved, illustrated half-titles. T.p.s have measuring scale: il braccio fiorentino
Topics: Architecture, Architecture
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by Vittone, Bernardo Antonio, 1702-1770; Vittone, Bernardo Antonio, 1702-1770. Istruzioni elementari per indirizzo de' giovani allo studio dell' architettura civile; Guarini, Guarino, 1624-1683; Bianchi, Giulio Cesare, active 1760; Dallamano, Nicolò, 18th cent; Le Poer, Gaetano; Peyrolery, Francesco; Quarini, Mario Ludovico; Ripa, Filippo, fl. 1756; Agnelli stampatori
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"Aggiunta II. Istruzioni armoniche, o sia, Breve trattato sopra la natura del suono del signor G.G. [Guarino Guarini?]," p. 219-324, v. 1
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Music and architecture
Brandeis University Libraries
by Church of Scotland; Laud, William, 1573-1645; Young, Robert, d. 1643, printer; Nye, Louis, donor
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Edited by William Laud
Topics: Church of Scotland, Bible, Anglican Communion, Prayer books
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by Moncornet, Balthasar, ca. 1600-1668
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Original illustrated title page (plate 1) reads: Livre novveav de toutes sortes d'ouurages d'orfeuries, receuillies des meilleurs ouuriers de ce temps, et se vendent chez Iean Moncornet ..
Topics: Goldwork, Engraving (Metal-work), Decoration and ornament, Renaissance
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by Stella, Jacques, 1596-1657; Stella, Françoise, 1638-1691; Stella, Claudine, 1636-1697
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Bound with: Diuers ornements d'architecture / Jacques Stella. Paris : Aux galleries du Louure, 1658 (SPECIAL 87-B3450)
Topics: Vases, Decoration and ornament, Baroque
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by Mitelli, Agostino, 1609-1660; Rousel
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Bound volume containing 22 of 24 designs for cartouches and wall decorations by Agostino Mitelli, from the first edition published by Agostino Parisini (Bologna, 1636). Interleaved are 16 additional prints from the second of two copied Paris editions, published by Claude Roussel. It is undated but subsequent to the first Paris edition of Pierre II Mariette (approximately 1655-57). See Fuhring. As the Roussel edition is printed on paper bearing watermarks of Thomas Dupuy, it probably appeared...
Topics: Cartouches, Ornamental (Decorative arts), Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament,...
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by Cottart, Pierre, active 1650-1686; Langlois, Nicolas, 1640-1703
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Bound with: Portes à placard et lambris / Jules Hardouin Mansard (Paris : N. Langlois, 16--) -- Portes en placard / Jean Marot (Paris, 17--)
Topics: Paneling, Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Decoration and ornament, Baroque
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by White, Robert, 1645-1703
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With the exception of plate 10, plates are bound in at the top of each sheet
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Decoration and...
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by Albertolli, Giocondo, 1742-1839; Albertolli, Raffaello, 1770-1812; Mercoli, Giacomo, 1745-1825; Mercoli, Michelangelo, 1773-1802
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Library's holdings of the three works, variously combined, are found under i.d. nos. 86-B4190 and 83-B4756 in the Special Oversize section
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Decoration and ornament,...
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by Montano, Giovanni Battista, 1545-1621
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Plates 1-4: title page, dedication, ports. of Montano and Soria (facing right). Plate 28 "Giovanbattista Soria inuent." Plate 29: "Fine". Some plates signed Hier. David or Girola David
Topics: Sacrament houses, Church decoration and ornament, Church architecture, Altars, Sacrament houses --...
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by Montano, Giovanni Battista, 1545-1621; Soria, Gio. Batta. (Giovanni Battista), 1581-1651; David, Jérôme, approximately 1605-approximately 1670; Cungi, Camillo, -approximately 1649
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Reissue of the edition of 1684. Cf. Fowler
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Temples, Roman, Sepulchral...
Folkscanomy: Artwork
by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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The first history of Mohammedan decorative arts to appear in English, this publication from 1930 highlights The Metropolitan Museum of Art's strong Islamic art collection with over 170 works discussed. The diverse selection objects spans over twelve centuries and includes richly illuminated manuscripts, colorful glazed pottery, and intricate woven carpets, among others. Dimand contextualizes Mohammedan decorative arts within the history of Islam and its spread across the world, from the Middle...
Topics: metmuseum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, A Handbook of Mohammedan Decorative Arts
Newberry Library
by Simonneau, Louis, 1654-1727
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No. t.-p. Title taken from plates.
Topic: Lettering
Smithsonian Libraries
by Springer, Jaro, 1856-1915; International Chalcographical Society
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Also published in German in the same year: Gothische Alphabete
Topics: Alphabets, Lettering, Initials, Illumination of books and manuscripts, E. S., Meister, active 15th...
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Cover title
Topics: Alphabets, Initials, Lettering, Calligraphy, Illumination of books and manuscripts
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Date and printer from colophon
Topics: Calligraphy, Alphabets
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by Bridgens, Richard, designer
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2 unnumbered pages, 60 leaves of plates : 22 cm
Topics: Furniture -- England, Interior decoration -- England, Candelabra -- England, Furniture design,...
New York Public Library
by Stevens, Thomas Wood, 1880-1942
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Topic: Lettering
Brooklyn Museum
by Odilon Redon
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Object metadata can change over time, please check the Brooklyn Museum object record for the latest information.
Topics: art, European Art
Brooklyn Museum
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Object metadata can change over time, please check the Brooklyn Museum object record for the latest information.
Topics: art, European Art
Brooklyn Museum
by Odilon Redon
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Object metadata can change over time, please check the Brooklyn Museum object record for the latest information.
Topics: art, European Art
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by Roubo, M. (André Jacob), 1739-1791
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"Table alphabetique, ou, Vocabulaire raisonné", v. 4, p. 1265-1306
Topics: Carpentry, Joinery, Woodwork, Furniture
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by Roubo, M. (André Jacob), 1739-1791
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"Table alphabetique, ou, Vocabulaire raisonné", v. 4, p. 1265-1306
Topics: Carpentry, Joinery, Woodwork, Furniture
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by Fourneau, Nicolas, 1722-1792; Didot, Firmin, 1764-1836
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First published in Rouen by Dumésnil, 1767-1772, then in Paris by Didot, reprinted repeatedly. Cf. La France littéraire
Topics: Carpentry, Carpentry drafting
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by Bourgoin, Jules, 1838-1907; Firmin-Didot (Firm), publisher
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Includes 200 plates, each with explanatory text, 190 are chromolithographs and 10 are half-tones
Topics: Islamic decoration and ornament, Islamic art, Art, Arab
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by Murphy, James Cavanah, 1760-1814; Horne, Thomas Hartwell, 1780-1862; Cadell & Davies, publisher
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Work edited and descriptions written by T.H. Horne. Cf. Brit. Mus. cat. of printed books
Topics: Alhambra (Granada, Spain), Catedral (Córdoba, Spain), Islamic art, Islamic architecture, Islamic...
The 2d edition has title: Estudio descriptivo de los monumentos árabes de Granada, Sevilla, y Córdoba. Madrid, A. Rodero, 1878
Topics: Alhambra (Granada, Spain), Alcázar (Seville, Spain), Cordoba, Islamic art, Islamic architecture,...
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by Calvert, Albert Frederick, 1872-1946
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On spine: Moorish remains in Spain. The Alhambra
Topics: Alhambra (Granada, Spain), Islamic architecture, Decoration and ornament, Arabic
Final page blank
Topics: Charles III, King of Spain, 1716-1788, Triumphal arches, Ceremonial entries, Festivals
Preface signed: Est. Brechillet
Topics: Condé, Louis, prince de, 1621-1686, Ceremonial entries, Festivals, Triumphal arches
Engraved arms of Lyon by Petrus Faber on t.p. Ill. engraved by Faber and G. Autguers, Grégoire Huret, D. de Mallery (i.e. Philippe de Mallery), David van Velthem. Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials
Topics: Louis XIII, King of France, 1601-1643, Anne, Queen, consort of Louis XIII, King of France,...
Engraved coat of arms on t.p., repeated in 1st plate and identified on p. 12 as those of the Archbishop of Lyon. Plates engraved by C. Audran, PIerre Faber, Grégoire Huret
Topics: Louis XIII, King of France, 1601-1643, Anne, Queen, consort of Louis XIII, King of France,...
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by Motet, Jean, 1589-1661?; Appier-Hanzelet, Jean, 1596-1647; Baron, Didier, fl. 1627; Bernard, Jean, fl. 1627; Fabert, Abraham de, 1599-1662
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The entrée took place in May, 1624
Topics: La Valette, Gabrielle Angélique de Bourbon, duchesse de, d. 1627, Ceremonial entries, Triumphal...
Boston Public Library
by Bridgens, Richard
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OCLC number: ocm02642623
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Topics: Furniture, Interior decoration
Smithsonian Libraries
by Hope, Thomas, 1770?-1831
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statement of responsibility: executed from designs by Thomas Hope
Topics: Furniture, Interior decoration
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by Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott, 1835-1921
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"Originally published in Harper's bazar." Pref
Topics: Furniture, Interior decoration
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by Yapp, George Wagstaffe, 1811-1880
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Topics: Decorative arts, Furniture, Interior decoration
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by Watson, Rosamund Marriott, 1863-1911
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Topics: Interior decoration, Interior decoration
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by Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
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First published in Latin and Italian
Topics: Clement XIII, Pope, 1693-1769, Architecture, Architecture, Roman, Decoration and ornament,...
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Engraved by G. Mercoli and A. Bariolli
Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
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by Albertolli, Giocondo, 1742-1839; Mercoli, Giacomo, 1745-1825; Bernardis, Andrea de, 1760-1837
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Second in a series of three works on decoration and ornamentation by the artist, the first being Ornamenti diversi, Milano, 1782, the third being Miscellanea per i giovani studiosi del disegno, Parte terza, Milano, 1796
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Architectural
The Library of Congress
by Hackes, Sidney, comp; Binger, Arnold
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Topics: Lettering, Advertising cards
The Library of Congress
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Topics: Lettering, Advertising cards. [from old catalog]
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Final page blank
Topics: Color, Colors
Pages 34-81 and two following pages contain mounted samples of colored paper
Topic: Color
American Libraries
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=Sp1rEFlbcvYC&oe=UTF-8
Getty Research Institute
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"Ouvrage couronné par l'Académie des beaux-arts."
Topics: Decorative arts, Art objects, Industrial arts, Decoration and ornament
Getty Research Institute
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In place of v. 4 [1890] the Library's copy contains v. 4 of the Nouvelle édition entièrement refondue et considérablement augmentée [1894]
Topics: Furniture, Interior decoration, Decoration and ornament, Decorative arts
Getty Research Institute
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"Ouvrage couronné par l'Académie des beaux-arts."
Topics: Decorative arts, Art objects, Industrial arts, Decoration and ornament
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In place of v. 4 [1890] the Library's copy contains v. 4 of the Nouvelle édition entièrement refondue et considérablement augmentée [1894]
Topics: Furniture, Interior decoration, Decoration and ornament, Decorative arts
"In two parts." Part 2 has special t.-p
Topics: Art objects, Art
Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
by Richardson, C. J. (Charles James), 1806-1871
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Title and text within ornamental border
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Architecture
Source: folio
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Leith, Samuel
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Title page and dedication lithographed
Topic: Decoration and ornament
Smithsonian Libraries
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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
Ohio State University Library
by Dolmetsch, H
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With 1500 examples; 100 color plates; 75 chromolithographs. From the Brittle Books digitization program at the Ohio State University Libraries. OSU Libraries would like to thank the University of California at Berkeley Library for the loan of replacement pages missing from our own copy of this book.
Topic: Decoration and ornament
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"Recueil mensuel de monuments pour servir à l'étude de l'art architectural & des travaux publics." (Varies.)
Topics: Architecture, Building
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"Recueil mensuel de monuments pour servir à l'étude de l'art architectural & des travaux publics." (Varies.)
Topics: Architecture, Building